[AAACE-NLA] AAACE Awards Nominations due June 30
hsmith at tamu.edu
Tue Jun 15 13:40:10 EDT 2010
[posted for Dr. Mary V. Alfred on behalf of AAACE, CPAE:]
Award Nominations Due June 30, 2010. Please nominate a colleague-only two weeks remaining!!
Every year AAACE confers several categories of awards to recognize and honor exemplary contributions to adult and continuing education. The awards are a highly visible component of the association's statement about standards of excellence in the field.
1. Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education
The Cyril O. Houle Award was established in 1981 to honor the scholarship and memory of Cyril O. Houle, Professor of Adult Education at the University of Chicago. It is given annually by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) for a book published in English in the previous year that reflects universal concerns of adult educators. Nominated works should exemplify outstanding literature in adult education.
2. Malcolm Knowles Award for Outstanding Adult Education Program of the Year
Malcolm Knowles has been a major influence in the practice of adult and continuing education. In his name, this award recognizes teams or individuals for outstanding leadership to programs, in accordance with andragogical processes, that demonstrate particular effectiveness, relevancy, creativity, immediacy, institutional cooperation or collaboration and legislative impact.
3. Imogene Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education
This award honors the memory of Imogene Okes, whose reports on adult education participation have been widely used and quoted in the field. It is given annually by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) for a report of original research done by single or joint authors and published in English in the previous year (2009) for a work that reflects the ideals for which Imogene Okes stood. Nominated works should exemplify outstanding and original research in adult education.
For more information about the individual award and where to submit your nominations, visit www.aaace.org<http://www.aaace.org/mc/page.do;jsessionid=1628CD58A33CD80D16AE06F236D8EA4A.mc0?sitePageId=62573> and click on the drop down menu titled "Honors and Awards."
Mary V. Alfred, Ph.D., Chair
AAACE Commission of Professors of Adult Education
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Associate Professor, Adult Education & HRD
Texas A&M University
804 Harrington Tower
College Station, TX 77843-4222
Phone (979) 845-2718/ (979)845-2788
malfred at tamu.edu
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